Saturday, December 1, 2012
The U.S. Coast Guard handled the Saturday morning call.
A 45-year-old man was rescued from the water Saturday morning after jumping from the Francis Scott Key Bridge. Around 8:26 a.m. a fishing boat found a 45-year-old man in the water near the Francis Scott Key Bridge, Petty Officer John Lindberg, spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard, said Saturday morning. The boat brought the man to the Fort Armistead Pier where Coast Guard crews met them. The man was suffering from a broken ankle and back pain and Baltimore County emergency medical personnell transported him to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for treatment, Lindberg said. "He admitted to jumping off [the bridge]," Lindberg said.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
A 40-foot recreational boat struck a piling near the bridge Sunday night, authorities said.
Three people injured in a boat crash near the Francis Scott Key Bridge on Sunday night were taken to area hospitals by Baltimore County Fire Department crews, according to a county public safety spokeswoman. The Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Coast Guard and the county fire department all assisted in the aftermath of the crash in what Baltimore County Police Detective Cathy Batton called a "truly multi-jurisdictional effort." A Good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Baltimore Watchstanders at about 9:44 p.m. Sunday after seeing a 40-foot recreational boat strike a piling near the Key Bridge, according to Coast Guard News. A rescue boat from Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay responded to the scene and brought three of four …